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Amritsar: Metropolis in Punjab, India
Amritsar, historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is the second largest city in the Indian state of Punjab, after Ludhiana. It is a major cultural, transportation and economic centre located in the Majha region of Punjab. The city is the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district.

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Massive fire breaks out at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Amritsar | Oneindia News [Video]

Massive fire breaks out at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Amritsar | Oneindia News

A massive fire was reported to engulf three buildings in the premises of the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Amritsar today afternoon. Prima facie, the fire was believed to start from an electricity..

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Punjab demands direct flights to Canada, US, Australia, England from Amritsar

Punjab Minister for NRI Affairs Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal called upon Union minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan at South Block in Delhi on Wednesday to take up issues related with..
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Need stable, strong govt at Centre in 2024: Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that 2024 Lok Sabha elections are crucial as country needs stable and strong government which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is already..
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Sidhu skips meeting held by newly-appointed Punjab Congress chief with leaders from Amritsar


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AAP celebrates Punjab win with big roadshow

Punjab will get an honest chief minister after decades, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday while leading a roadshow in Amritsar with CM-designate Bhagwant Mann to celebrate the..
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AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann celebrate Punjab mandate with mega roadshow in Amritsar

Flocking the road with the tricolour and AAP flags, workers and supporters came out in large numbers to get glimpses of the senior party leaders.
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Ahead of Mann oath, Kejriwal to join him for Amritsar roadshow on Sunday


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Delhi-Katra Expressway to reduce travel time to Mata Vaishno Devi by 5 hours: 10 points

The Delhi-Katra Expressway will connect the holy cities of Katra and Amritsar.
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Key Contest: Battle of mighty sardars Navjot Sidhu vs Bikram Majithia in Amritsar


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Punjab polls: CM Channi campaigns for PPCC president Sidhu in Amritsar


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BREAKING: Delhi-Amritsar Vistara flight suffers technical glitch

Another aircraft was arranged to fly back to Amritsar avoiding any more delay that took off after a technical inspection.
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Good news! Amritsar conjoined twins, Sohna-Mohna, get government job

Sohna and Mohna, who hold a diploma (electrician) from ITI, will be getting a salary of Rs 20,000 per month initially.
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Man beaten to death for attempting sacrilegious act in Golden Temple

man beaten to death for attempting sacrilegious act in golden temple
A man has been beaten to death in the northern Indian city of Amritsar after allegedly attempting to commit a sacrilegious act inside the historic Golden Temple.
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Man attempts sacrilege at Amritsar's Golden Temple, gets lynched by angry mob - WATCH video

The incident took place while evening prayers were taking place at the Golden Temple
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Congress constitutes election committee for Punjab

Chandigarh, The Congress on Monday constituted an election committee under the chairmanship of Punjab party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu for next year's Assembly polls. The party also approved a proposal..
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Channi to approach Centre for opening of trade with Pakistan

Amritsar, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said he will soon write to the Centre urging it to open trade with neighbouring Pakistan. Channi said he will write to Government of..
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Farmers gather in Amritsar to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during protest against farm laws


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Army jawan held for ‘sharing’ classified info with Pak’s ISI

A cross-border espionage racket was busted on Saturday with the arrest of a serving Indian Army jawan who was allegedly honey-trapped by an agent of Pakistan's ISI into giving away highly sensitive and..
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Air India resumes direct flights between Amritsar-Rome, passengers relieved

Air India has resumed the direct flights from Amritsar to Rome and passengers delaying their travel plans are relieved.
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Jallianwala Bagh Smarak will inspire younger generation to know about their glorious past: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Memorial in Punjab's Amritsar. Launching the complex via video conferencing, Modi said the Jallianwala Bagh..
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PM Modi to dedicate renovated Jallianwala Bagh memorial complex on August 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in a number of programmes on August 28 through video-conferencing at the historic Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar of Punjab which goes to polls early next year.
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46 Pakistan Nationals sent back from Attari-Wagah Border over non-availability of proper Covid report

A group of 46 Pakistani nationals including 23 children, who were supposed to be repatriated from Amritsar, were sent back from the Attari-Wagah border after the Pakistan government denied entry to..
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Pak drones drop weapons, tiffin bomb in Punjab's Amritsar

After the vigilance of the villagers, the Punjab Police has recovered the arms and destroyed the plans of Pakistan
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Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu visits Golden Temple in Amritsar


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Punjab power crisis: Navjot Singh Sidhu allegedly owes Rs 8.67 lakh in pending bill to state power utility

As per the website of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the electricity charges to the tune of Rs 8,67,540 of Sidhu's Amritsar home.
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Red Fort violence: Police make 17th arrest in the case, nab absconding accused in Amritsar

A person accused in the Red Fort violence case, with Rs 1 lakh bounty on his head, was arrested from Amritsar in Punjab.
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‘Sidhu missing' posters surface in Amritsar; promise Rs 50k reward to trace him

Street walls of the Amritsar East assembly constituency here on Wednesday appeared plastered overnight with a large number of posters, proclaiming that area MLA Navjot Sidhu has gone “missing”. The..
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Farmers in Punjab, Haryana hoist black flags to protest farm laws

In Punjab, protesting farmers burnt effigies at many places, including Amritsar, Muktsar, Moga, Tarn Taran, Sangrur and Bathinda. Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal also raised a black flag..
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Oxygen shortage leaves 6 dead in Amritsar hospital

Six patients, four of them Covid-positive, gasped to death for want of oxygen at a private hospital in Amritsar on Saturday. While admitting to shortage of oxygen supplies in the district, the..
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Farmers stage protest against farm laws in Amritsar


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Amritsar rural police nominate a Pakistani national after recovery of arms and ammunition near the international border


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Massive earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt across north India

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude was felt across north India, including Delhi, on Friday night and its epicentre was in Punjab's Amritsar.
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Earthquake hits Delhi-NCR, strong tremors felt in Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Amritsar, Punjab at 10:34 pm on Friday night.
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Delhi: Five passengers from UK test COVID-19 positive amid concerns over new coronavirus strain

Passengers arriving from the UK in Punjab were seen waiting in a long queue on Tuesday at the Amritsar airport to get themselves tested for COVID-19.
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By end 2023, go from Delhi to Katra in less than 7 hours

By 2023 Diwali, people can travel by road from Delhi to Katra (Maa Vaishno Devi) via Amritsar in less than seven hours. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has floated bids for the first..
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Resume trade between India and Pakistan: Cong MP from Amritsar to PM


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FCRA registration to Golden temple pathbreaking move: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the the government's decision to allow the Golden Temple in Amritsar to receive foreign funds is a pathbreaking move and it will once again showcase the..
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At least 21 dead after drinking spurious liquor in Punjab's 3 districts, CM orders magisterial probe

The deaths took place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe.
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Why two Bihar cops are stationed outside Navjot Singh Sidhu's Amritsar home for 4 days

For four days, two cops from Bihar have been waiting for the former Punjab minister to sign a piece of paper so they can go back to their home state.
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Kashmiri residents stranded in Pakistan to return via Attari border this week

The Jammu and Kashmir residents who are stranded in Pakistan due to the coronavirus outbreak will return by road via the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab starting June 25, officials said on Monday. The..
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Will accept Khalistan if govt offers it: Akal Takht Jathedar

The Jathedar of Akal Takht (the highest temporal seat of Sikhs) was talking to the media in Amritsar on the 36th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, which was carried out in 1984 to flush out..
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Soon, Delhi to Amritsar in just 4 hours on e-way


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Sarna writes to PM, seeks inclusion of Amritsar in Delhi-Katra Expressway


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UK lays on more flights to evacuate Covid-19 stranded Brits from India

The UK on Thursday announced seven further charter flights to bring over 2,000 stranded British travellers stranded in India due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown back home to the UK.All the new..
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Covid-19: 17 more charter flights to repatriate stranded Brits from India

The latest flights are scheduled for London from Ahmedabad on April 20, 22, 24, 26; from Amritsar on April 21, 23, 25 and 27; from Bangalore (via Ahmedabad) on April 23; from Delhi on April 21, 23, 25..
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UK to send 12 more charter flights to India, including Amritsar, to fly back its nationals

The UK is sending 12 more charter flights to India in the second round between April 13 to 20 to take back its nationals from Amritsar, New Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Bengaluru,..
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Covid-19 lockdown: 20 stuck tourists return to Malaysia from Amritsar


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Delhi resident, 3-yr-old in Kerala among 7 new cases as corona count reaches 46

The number of novel coronavirus cases in India touched 46 on Monday with seven more persons testing positive since Sunday — two in Pune and one each from Kerala’s Ernakulam, Delhi, UP, Amritsar and..
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Coronavirus: 13 Iranian tourists quarantined at Amritsar hotel

The 13 Iranian tourist reached Amritsar on Thursday night, the official added. "They have been quarantined at their hotel rooms," Amritsar civil surgeon Prabhdeep Kaur told over phone. We are..
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PM suggests running trains between Patna Sahib & Amritsar


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Pakistani Hindus, Sikhs in Amritsar hail Modi government for CAA


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